Thursday 24 January – A talk by Martin Hulse, Trust Manager of the Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust. Alderman Fenwick’s House, Pilgrim Street.
Saturday 16 February –
`That Beautiful Building of St Ann’s’. Saint Ann’s Church & All Saints Parish, c.1750-1801
Saint Ann’s Church was consecrated in September 1768 and Mike Greatbatch’s talk will illustrate the economic growth of All Saints that resulted in the building of this historic church.
There will also be an opportunity to look around the church and the former churchyard with its numerous historic inscribed headstones.
Tuesday 19 March – Theatrical Memories; A talk by John Derry. People’s Theatre, Heaton
John Derry’s talk will evoke memories of performances at the Theatre Royal, the Empire and The Palace in Newcastle but will also refer to two other important local amateur theatres; The People’s Theatre, Heaton, and the Little Theatre, Gateshead. If members of the audience find their own theatrical memories stimulated, the presenter will be content!
Wednesday 10 April – Visit to the Northern Counties Club, Hood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Tuesday 21 May – AGM at Blagdon Hall
Unless otherwise stated, events are for Members and their Guests only.
Members can book by completing and returning the booking form found in your copy of City & County.
Jackie Salmon, Administrator
Telephone: 0191 281 6266.